Fan favorite Munenori Kawasaki hit his first minor league home run on August 18, 2016, after nearly 800 plate appearances. He was so excited he almost lapped John Andreoli near the end of his trot.
Kawasaki is expected to be back with the Cubs once the rosters expand in September but has had a hard time cracking the 25-man roster this season. He has appeared in only three games for the Cubs this year, including this pinch hitting assignment in the home opener:
Hopefully, we will see Muni, his new-found power and winning personality back with the big club soon. Omedetoo Gozaimasu!